Table 17. Forage produced on pastures and forage utilized by yearling steers in the spring grazing trial in the 1959 season.
Pasture
No.
Pasture vegetation Forage
produced
lbs./acre
Forage
utilized
lbs./acre
Forage left
on ground
lbs./acre
1 Crested wheatgrass* 1152 667 485
3 Crested wheatgrass 940 759 181
Average-pastures 1 &3 1046 713 333
2 Crested wheatgrass and alfalfa 1041 919 122
4 Crested wheatgrass and alfalfa 1179 822 357
Average-pastures 2 & 4 1110 870 240
*50 lbs. of nitrogen per acre applied to pasture 1 on April 16, 1959.